At a Glance: 2012 Nissan cube®

Posted on 24. Jan, 2012 by in Nissan Canada

At a Glance: 2012 Nissan cube®

The innovative Nissan cube® enters a fourth year of accessibility in 2012 with a standout styling again giving it a singular place in a automotive universe – with an asymmetrical back window, refrigerator-style back door, space for 5 in a lounge-like interior (or 58 cubic feet of load room with back seats folded), and some-more than 40 accessories to assistance buyers customize brick to their accurate tastes and needs.

Enhancement for 2012 embody a further of a new 1.8 S Indigo Limited Edition, that offers 15-inch separate 6-spoke aluminum-alloy wheels, Black/Indigo cloth chair trim, Nissan Intelligent Key® with bright Push Button Ignition, Nissan Navigation System with 5-inch hold shade and XM NavTraffic® capability (XM® subscription required, sole separately), RearView Monitor, 6 upgraded speakers, Rockford Fosgate 8-inch subwoofer and amplifier, XM® Satellite Radio (XM® subscription required, sole separately), and USB tie pier for iPod® and other concordant devices.

Other 2012 changes embody a further of a Nissan Intelligent Key® as customary apparatus on SL models and an trustworthy front newcomer chair armrest on S and SL models. Five new extraneous colors will also be offering for 2012 – Pearl White, Brilliant Silver, Gun Metallic, Cayenne Red and Bali Blue.

The front-wheel expostulate cube® is built on Nissan’s proven B-platform and is offering with a customary 122-horsepower 1.8-liter DOHC 4-cylinder engine and a choice of Nissan’s advanced, well-spoken changeable Xtronic CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission) or 6-speed primer transmission. The brick provides glorious fuel potency of 31 mpg Highway with a CVT transmission.

Cube’s ample interior is designed as an mouth-watering amicable space for adult to 5 passengers, with gentle front seating and a three-position sliding, recumbent theater-style back seat. Unique interior facilities embody asymmetrical Fine Vision gauges, “Water Drop” interior accents and detachable multi-purpose hooks.

Available brick record includes a Nissan Intelligent Key® with Push Button Ignition, Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System, Rockford Fosgate subwoofer with 6 upgraded speakers, XM® Satellite Radio (XM® subscription required, sole separately), RearView Monitor and Interface System for iPod®.

Among a particular accessories offering are a singular 20-color interior accent lighting kit, a pelt lurch topper, aerodynamic physique pack and singular wheels.

The 2012 Nissan brick is accessible in 3 well-equipped models: brick 1.8, brick 1.8 S and brick 1.8 SL.

Highlights of a 2012 Nissan brick include:


  • 99.6-inch wheelbase, 156.7-inch length, 66.7-inch width, 65.0-inch height
  • 58.1-inch front track/58.3-inch back track
  • Unique pattern with wheels pushed out to a corners, high-visibility near-vertical A-pillars, vast window areas with “photo frame” front windows and iconic asymmetrical back “wraparound” window
  • Wide doorway openings, refrigerator-style left-hand hinged back door
  • Multi-reflector halogen headlights, bound roof antenna
  • Body-color bumpers and doorway handles
  • Eight extraneous colors: new-for-2012 colors Pearl White, Brilliant Silver, Gun Metallic, Cayenne Red and Bali Blue, along with formerly accessible colors Sapphire Black, Golden Ginger, and Bitter Chocolate

Engine and Driveline

  • Front engine/front-wheel drive
  • Nissan “B” platform
  • 1.8-liter DOHC inline 4-cylinder engine, rated during 122 horsepower and 127 lb-ft of torque (50-state emissions)
  • Available Nissan Xtronic CVT® (Continuously Variable Transmission)
  • Available 6-speed primer transmission

Suspension, Steering and Braking

  • Independent front strut with curl springs and stabilizer bar
  • Torsion-beam back spindle with integrated stabilizer bar
  • Vehicle-speed-sensing electric power-assisted steering
  • Power-assisted vented front disc/rear drum brakes
  • Anti-lock Braking System (ABS) with Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist (BA)
  • Standard 15-inch steel wheels with covers, P195/60R15 all-season tires
  • Available 16-inch aluminum-alloy wheels with P195/55R16 tires

Interior Features

  • A singular brew of conform and functionality
  • Roomy, gentle “lounge” interior with far-reaching front bucket seats
  • Sliding and recumbent 2nd quarrel “sofa style” museum blueprint dais seat
  • “Floating scale pod” instrument row with vast hole Fine Vision gauges
  • “Water Drop” interior accents (headliner, controls, cupholders, doorway speakers)
  • Available “witty” sum and accessories including “Front Door Bungees,” detachable multi-hook hilt and console pockets
  • Power doorway thatch with auto-locking feature
  • Power windows with one-touch up/down driver’s window
  • Remote Keyless Entry system
  • Adjustable front chair belt top anchors
  • Front doorway map pockets, 6 cupholders and 5 bottle holders
  • Available Nissan Intelligent Key® with Push Button Ignition
  • Available Interface System for iPod®
  • Available Bluetooth® Hands-free Phone System
  • Available Rockford Fosgate subwoofer and amplifier with 6 upgraded speakers
  • Available RearView Monitor
  • Available XM® Satellite Radio (XM® subscription required, sole separately)
  • Wide operation of accessible interior accessories, including 20-color interior accent lighting kit, pelt lurch topper, and physique color-matching interior appliqués

Safety and Security

  • Nissan Advanced Air Bag System (AABS)
  • Seat-mounted motorist and front-passenger side-impact supplemental atmosphere bags
  • Roof-mounted screen side-impact supplemental atmosphere bags for front and rear-seat outboard passenger conduct protection
  • Front-seat Active Head Restraints
  • 4-wheel Anti-lock Braking System (ABS)
  • Electronic Brake force Distribution (EBD) and Brake Assist (BA)
  • Zone Body construction with front and back press zones
  • LATCH complement (Lower Anchors and Tethers for CHildren)
  • Child reserve back doorway locks
  • Vehicle Dynamic Control (VDC) with Traction Control System (TCS)
  • Tire Pressure Monitoring System (TPMS)

Models and Manufacturing

  • Offered in 3 well-equipped models: 1.8, 1.8 S and 1.8 SL
  • Assembled by Nissan Motor Co., Ltd., in Oppama, Japan

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